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Prudential Center

800 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02199
+1 617-236-3100
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 21:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
800 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02199
Back Bay
+1 617-236-3100
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Reviewed yesterday

Here's where you can go up in the elevator for one of the best places to view the city, and read the various kiosk's on the viewing floor. My ADA community thought this was a great place for access.

Thank mrbigpeter
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited this attraction during the late afternoon following a walk around Harvard and then old Boston and the Freedom Trail. We were lucky enough to get the admission fee reduced due to a private function on the viewing floor which meant, so they said,...More

Thank LondonBoomerang2
Reviewed 3 days ago

A clean, safe shopping mall in a great location in the Back Bay neighborhood. Top scale stores and spas fill the mall. Close to several hotels and dining options. Ample parking available.

Thank williamm1142015
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited Boston this past weekend on family business and decided to go into the city. One of our stops was the Prudential Center. My youngest daughter attended Boston University about 15 years ago. I was delighted at some of the changes here since she...More

Thank Nancy R
Reviewed 4 days ago

Definitely worth a trip, on a clear day, to the 50th floor. There was much more to see than expected, and a well done presentation on immigration to Boston. Spent an hour checking out all the exhibits and film.

Thank LCB832
Reviewed 1 week ago

After reading reviews, we thought we should visit the skywalk. We went to the top and the view was nice, plenty to read, but I didn't think that it was a "must see" site to do. There is so much to do in Boston that...More

Thank TheaLyn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All the best shops in one location! The Eaterly had great food and fun atmosphere. The subway stop was right in the center making getting there very convenient.

Thank idahosunrise
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a typical shopping center with several high end stores BUT it does have one of Boston's new attractions- Eataly. If you dare to step outside, it is one block away from Newburyport Street - Boston's high end shopping district. For a rainy day...More

Thank Doug F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The whole first floor is a mall with lots and lots of shops. Very clean. Very helpful attendants throughout to help you know which way to go.

Thank ugausa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really great for shopping and eating..❤️ It has sephora, Lacoste, Aldo, Ann Taylor,.. which I really love.. and especially Skywalk Observatory, which is amazing..😍 Ice-cream is also delicious...😋

Thank Dolly M
Back Bay
Wander around this quintessential neighborhood in the
heart of Boston for high-end shops, restaurants, and
the feeling of city bustle. Its most identifiable
skyscrapers, the Prudential Center and John Hancock
Tower, are highlights of the city skyline. Visit
Newbury street to explore unique and trendy boutiques
– as well as every other kind of store imaginable –
all housed in beautiful brownstone buildings. In nice
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Has anyone visited the Skywalk Obervatory when it is raining? We were planning on taking our son, who is turning 21 on Thursday, before dinner, but now it says 70 percent chance of showers. Will we see anything, other than a bunch of lights outside? We were planning to go for sunset time, but don't want to waste our money. If no good, any other suggestions for quick things to see in the Back Bay? We've already seen the Maparium. Eating dinner in Back Bay, so attraction needs to be in that area.
18 October 2016|
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Response from radhapubby | Reviewed this property |
Well I went when it was raining and it was fine. We in fact enjoyed the indoor attraction as there were audio guides and we could still see all the sites.
I was wondering how the seats were. I am a bigger person and I know that most times seating is on the smaller side and wanted to see if that was the case for this place as well.
25 June 2015|
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Response from Ryan M | Property representative |
Hi and thank you for contacting The Shops at Prudential Center. The Center has many seats of many different sizes throughout including benches. If you're referring to Skywalk Observatory at the top of the Prudential Tower at... More
Do they allow tripods on the Skywalk?
10 May 2015|
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Response from Umberto N | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see it but the atmosphere allows it, i think